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The Plight of the Flight

(originally posted on June 18, 2012)

A true story by Lori DiNardi

The plane sat on the tarmac for two hours waiting for a thunderstorm to let up.

“Excuse me … Miss,” the guy in the seat next to me called for the flight attendant. Why was a man well over six feet tall seated in the middle? He held a cup and reached out his lanky arm. “I changed my mind. I don’t want water. Get me some diet soda.”

The attendant took his cup and said, “Sir, we have to remove all drinks. We’re getting ready to take off. Please put up your tray.”

What? We’re taking off? But the storm is still raging.

Continue reading “The Plight of the Flight”

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life, writing

The Plight of the Flight

A true story by me – Lori (L. Virelli)

The plane sat on the tarmac for two hours waiting for a thunderstorm to let up.

“Excuse me … Miss,” the guy in the seat next to me called for the flight attendant. Why was a man well over six feet tall seated in the middle? He held a cup and reached out his lanky arm. “I changed my mind. I don’t want water. Get me some diet soda.”

The attendant took his cup and said, “Sir, we have to remove all drinks. We’re getting ready to take off. Please put up your tray.”

What? We’re taking off? But the storm is still raging. Continue reading “The Plight of the Flight”

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Did Karma Cancel My Plans?

I originally drafted a happy and anticipatory blog about my Dad coming to visit this weekend. Oh, how joyous an occasion it was to be  … but now … it is no longer to be. Sigh.

A very infuriating turn of events occurred this weekend. Continue reading “Did Karma Cancel My Plans?”